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Tofino Wedding Umbrellas

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Tofino Wedding Umbrellas

We produced this unique custom umbrella for a bride and groom getting married in Tofino.  Our graphic designer created the artwork for the print based on a sketch they had done and the Tofino sign on the way into town.

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Paperclip Law Umbrellas

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Paperclip Law Umbrellas

Check out the umbrellas we just completed for Paperclip Law!  We used our Double Cover Black/Orange Long in our designer umbrella collection, printed their logo on the exterior and printed a "cheeky" message on the inside "Don't let the legal stuff rain on your parade".  A truly unique custom umbrella!  

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Long vs. Compact umbrellas

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Long vs. Compact umbrellas

Trying to decide between a Long and a Compact umbrella? In general, we recommend a Compact umbrella when folding to a small size is required (e.g. stashing it in a bag or purse in case of rain or for a trip/travel or for a stocking stuffer).  On the other hand, we recommend Long umbrellas for someone who is going to be using the umbrella frequently (e.g. walking a dog or commuting to work every day) because of its greater durability.  

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Printing on Umbrellas - Sublimation Printing

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Printing on Umbrellas - Sublimation Printing

An umbrella is a useful and unique corporate gift, and the recipient will be reminded of your company every time they use it.  In order to print a large, multi-coloured graphic or photographic image onto an umbrella, a sublimation print process is required.  In this method, the graphic/image is digitally printed on the fabric panels at our overseas factory before being sewn together and constructed on the frame.  The downsides are that it is a relatively expensive print process, the minimum order is larger and lead time is longer.  But the result is a stunning, eye-catching umbrella! You can see...

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Printing Logos on Umbrellas - Heat Transfer Printing

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Printing Logos on Umbrellas - Heat Transfer Printing

An umbrella is a useful and unique corporate gift, and the recipient will be reminded of your company every time they use it.  As we mentioned in this post, screen printing is the most common way to add a logo on an umbrella in our local stock (in Vancouver, Canada).  But if your logo/image is a photographic image, has gradients in it and/or has more than 4 colours, we must use a heat transfer process.  In this process, the image is digitally printed on a vinyl substrate and heat pressed onto the panel of the umbrella. It is more expensive...

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